#NewsInTweets: Hyderabad Uni SC/ST Staff To Go On Hunger Strike Demanding VC’s Resignation

Posted on January 28, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Hyderabad University’s SC/ST teachers to go on hunger strike from today to demand  the resignation of the Vice-Chancellor and the interim VC.

2. Municipal workers go on strike in Delhi over non-payment of salaries, High Court orders Delhi Police to ensure that garbage is cleared off of roads.

3. A 4-year-old boy, Ankit Kumar, dies after falling in an open septic tank on his school premises in Delhi. Ankit’s family have filed a complaint and investigations are going on about the maintenance of the tank.

4. Man convicted for 1985 Air India bombing released from a Canadian prison. This was the biggest terror attack until 9/11.

5. Times of India Managing Editor Arindam Sengupta passes away due to cancer. He was 61 years old.

6. A Manipur Police head constable admitted he shot a suspected insurgent from the People’s Liberation Army during an alleged fake encounter in 2009.

7. Serena Williams enters Australian Open finals for the 7th time in her career.

8. An endangered snow leopard was spotted in north Sikkim for the first time.